About Program

Skill Development program on “Care and Husbandry Practices for Small Laboratory Animals”

In line with the Skill India Mission of Hon’ble Prime Minister, CSIR has introduced ‘CSIR-Integrated Skill initiative’, to benefit aspirant candidates by training them in State of the Art CSIR Facilities. This programme will help to provide skilled work force to the small animal facilities and Contract research Organizations (CRO’s) involved in preclinical research. Applications are invited from eligible citizens of India for 5-week training program under CSIR-IMTECH Skill Development program on “Care and Husbandry Practices for Small Laboratory Animals”.


Care and Husbandry Practices for Small Laboratory Animals2


Care and Husbandry Practices for Small Laboratory Animals2

Course Details

Training Programme

Laboratory Animal Caretaker / Attendant

No. of Seats


Educational Qualification



18-30 years

Duration of the course

5 weeks

Date of start

1st December 2021

Medium of instruction


The application received till 15th November 2021 shall be considered for the first course.

How to apply and Mode of selection

  1. Candidates have to apply as per the application format given in this advertisement.
  2. One self-attested set of documents should be submitted along with the Application Form.All documents pertaining to educational qualifications and experience, if any are to be brought in original at the time of joining.
  3. Latest medical fitness certificate from registered medical doctor to be provided along with application form.
  4. Candidates may apply for the course by filling the application form online through email (neeraj@imtech.res.in) or submit the form by hand or by post to Head, IMTECH Centre for Animal Resources & Experimentation (iCARE), CSIR- Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Sector 39 A, Chandigarh 160036.
  5. No TA/DA will be provided to the candidates for joining the program.
  6. Course will commence on 1st of the month and the candidates will be selected on first come first serve basis. Remaining candidates will be called in the subsequent months. Therefore, it is advised, that the candidates in the waiting list to visit our web site at regular intervals for fresh notifications on the start of next course. Preference will be given to the candidates (waiting list) already registered. For further information, please visit www.imtech.res.in or you may also contact the Programme Coordinator on 0172-6665341.
  7. Registration fee of Rs. 200/- has to be deposited by the selected candidates before the commencement of the course.

General terms and conditions

  1. CSIR-IMTECH will not be liable for any type of employment, promotion and future carrier growth.
  2. No financial support shall be provided by CSIR-IMTECH.
  3. No legal liability in case of any accident while undergoing training at CSIR-IMTECH.
  4. Candidates will be performing all the day to day tasks of the facility such as change of animal cages, cleaning and washing of cages, waste disposal, autoclaving, feed and water change, cleaning of rooms etc.
  5. Continuous assessment and evaluation of the candidates will done during the training period and certificate will be awarded to successful candidates only.
  6. Course material shall be provided from the institute.
  7. Accommodation on sharing basis may be provided to outstation candidates subject to availability.
  8. The candidates shall be subject to the rules, regulations and administrative control of the CSIR-IMTECH during the course.
  9. This is not an offer of the employment. Express or implicit, at CSIR-IMTECH and is merely an initiative to impart employability by CSIR-IMTECH.

Course Content and Application Form

Course Content

Application Format